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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Daniel Butcher
Stat Years
1977-1986  [mlb] 1980-1986
Height/Weight
6-4 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (246)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Sahuaro (Tucson,AZ)
Colleges
Yavapai College (Prescott, Arizona)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#18 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 4 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1980-09-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.184)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [7] MIN [3] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9483 ... retro id: butcj001 ... mlbam id: 111806
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-201---321.29653001042.028106011232000.936.000.002.364.932.142.09.600
    1977Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-201---101.13220000016.0134206130001.197.310.003.387.312.252.171.000
    1977Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA/Rk----202---421.24873001058.041148017362001.006.360.002.645.592.172.12.667
    1978Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-212---1093.33242372010154.0150815712771036021.478.770.704.506.024.731.34.526
    1978Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA----211---1093.33242372010154.0150815712771036021.478.770.704.506.024.731.34.526
    1979Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-223---9125.11262561010155.019710688953827061.6111.440.523.084.766.151.55.429
    1979Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----221---9125.11262561010155.019710688953827061.6111.440.523.084.766.151.55.429
    1980Charleston CharliesILAAAtex-234---1073.322221143011152.01415756950719141.268.350.532.964.203.381.42.588
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.08661000035.1341916213271001.338.660.513.316.884.842.08.500
    1980Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----231---1073.322221143011152.01415756950719141.268.350.532.964.203.381.42.588
    1980MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.10661000035.3341916213271001.348.720.513.336.924.872.08.500
    1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-245---8105.63242451000136.0171100851960877201.7011.321.263.975.766.621.45.444
    1981Texas RangersALMLBtex29245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf121.63531112027.2186508190000.945.860.002.606.181.952.38.333
    1981Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----241---8105.63242451000136.0171100851960877201.7011.321.263.975.766.621.45.444
    1981MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf121.65531112027.7186508190000.965.960.002.656.291.992.38.333
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-256---512.75881100059.0542018514311001.158.240.762.144.733.052.21.833
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex29256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf154.8718132035194.110253511034390021.449.730.953.243.725.061.15.167
    1982Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----251---512.75881100059.0542018514311001.158.240.762.144.733.052.21.833
    1982MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf154.8818132035194.310253511034390021.459.760.963.253.735.071.15.167
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex29267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.513861114325123.01285048841584011.379.370.593.004.243.661.41.500
    1983MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.513861114325123.01285048841584011.379.370.593.004.243.661.41.500
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.44343481000225.024298861853833041.319.680.722.123.323.921.57.542
    1984MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.44343481000225.024298861853833041.319.680.722.123.323.921.57.542
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11144.98343382010207.22391251152443925161.3610.361.041.863.995.422.14.440
    1985MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11145.00343382010207.72391251152443925161.3610.381.041.874.005.432.14.440
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin322910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf036.3016101016070.08250491124294011.5110.541.413.093.736.431.21.000
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle382910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf156.931381145050.2864339613162031.9515.281.072.312.847.641.23.167
    1986MLB Totals: MIN-CLEbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf186.592918215110120.716893881737456041.7112.581.272.773.376.961.22.111
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)36494.4216411323623516833.793144440979229363191171.3910.060.852.473.924.801.59.424
    American League Totals (8 yrs)36494.4216411323623516833.793144440979229363191171.3910.060.852.473.924.801.59.424
    Minor League Totals46413.93112108368041714.075437831254271410323121.449.500.683.425.174.761.51.529
    Minor: Rk Totals321.29653001042.028106011232000.936.000.002.364.932.142.09.600
    Minor: A Totals1193.12262572010170.0163855912831166021.458.630.644.396.144.501.40.550
    Minor: AA Totals9125.11262561010155.019710688953827061.6111.440.523.084.766.151.55.429
    Minor: AAA Totals23184.125453205011347.03661771593312418917341.419.490.863.224.904.591.52.561
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)24284.488477173170502.756327325053120204121111.3610.090.952.153.664.891.70.462
    Texas Rangers Totals (4 yrs)11163.8667285218396280.328212812020961435031.359.060.643.084.594.111.49.407
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)156.991381145050.7864339613162031.9715.421.082.332.877.711.23.167
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-20p---160000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-20p---120000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Asheville TouristsWcarA21P2400.01225324037.9251.500.0017.1100.06
    1979Tulsa DrillersTexAA22P2600.019180237371.0001.400.0019.5100.03
    1980Texas RangersALMLB23P6035.1161087.8751.200.203.7100.016
    1981Wichita AerosAmerAAA24P2400.01113212624.9231.000.0017.8100.06
    1981Texas RangersALMLB24P5027.23500881.0001.600.294.8100.013
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAA25P800.03130116161.0002.000.005.9100.012
    1982Texas RangersALMLB25P18094.17190326261.0001.400.2811.1100.011
    1983Texas RangersALMLB26P380123.011170028281.0000.700.2323.5100.02
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB27P340225.02520354845.9381.300.2021.0100.06
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB28P340207.22427225351.9621.500.2521.0100.08
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P16070.04100114141.0000.900.209.9100.012
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLB29P13050.255311310.7690.800.208.0100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)16408328010991211.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)320014262211.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)260019180211.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)240012253212.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor24----------
    1979Minor26----------
    1980MLB6----------
    1981MLB5----------
    1981Minor24----------
    1982MLB18----------
    1982Minor8----------
    1983MLB38----------
    1984MLB34----------
    1985MLB34----------
    1986MLB29----------
    Totals246----------